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N.C. REAL ID Requirements

To apply for an N.C. REAL ID driver license or identification card, an individual must visit an N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles driver license office with the documents outlined in the table below.

Proof Requirement
Identity and date of birth One document with full name
Legal presence/lawful status (non-U.S. citizens) One document with full name
Social Security number One document with full name and full Social Security number
Name change
  • Required only if the name is different from the name on the birth certificate, passport, another REAL ID or other U.S. government documents
  • One of the following:
    • Certified marriage license/certificate
    • Divorce decree
    • Document from the courts or Register of Deeds
    • Original or certified international marriage licenses (with a raised seal or ink stamp with initials of individual certifying the document) accompanied by a Name Change Affidavit
‚ÄčNorth Carolina residency‚ÄčTwo documents with current address

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8/21/2018 10:49 AM

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